Death Row

The U.S. Supreme Court building June 27, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Sides Condemned Inmate On IQ Issue

A man on Florida’s Death Row for a 1981 murder in Palm Beach County won a legal round this week.


(Source: AP)

Supreme Court Upholds ‘Timely Justice’ Law

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the constitutionality of a 2013 law that legislative supporters said would reduce delays in carrying out the death penalty.


Freddie Lee Hall (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

IQ Score Questioned By Supreme Court In FL Man’s Execution

The Supreme Court is now hearing an appeal from a Florida death row inmate and examining IQ scores after the man claimed he’s protected from execution because he’s mentally disabled.


(Credit: Thinkstock)

Supreme Court Looks At Florida Death Row Inmate With Low IQ

Attorneys for a man on Florida’s death row plan to challenge the state’s use of a rigid IQ cutoff to determine mental disability before the U.S. Supreme Court.


Execution Chamber on Florida's Death Row as seen by witnesses. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Pipe Bomb Killer Of FHP Trooper Executed

Paul Augustus Howell, who was sent to Death Row for the 1992 murder of a Florida Highway Patrol trooper, was executed Wednesday at Florida State Prison near Stark.


Juan Carlos Chavez (Source: CBS)

Justice For Jimmy: A Look Back At The Chavez Trial

“It’s been a long, long time coming,” said the father of Jimmy Ryce, upon learning that Wednesday, February 12th is the day the man who kidnapped, raped, murdered and dismembered his 9-year-old son, will be put to death.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014

Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Supreme Court Orders Review Of Lethal Injection

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a review of the new drug used in the state’s lethal injection cocktail in the case of Paul Augustus Howell, a Death Row inmate scheduled for execution Feb. 26.


Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Florida Executes Man Who Killed S. Florida Couple & Guard

A man convicted of abducting and killing a Miami couple in 1974 and later stabbing a prison guard to death is set for execution at Florida State Prison, just one day after the Florida Supreme Court denied a state of execution.

CBS Miami–01/07/2014

Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Florida Supreme Court Denies Stay In Tuesday Execution

The Florida Supreme Court on Monday denied a stay in the execution of convicted murderer Askari Abdullah Muhammad, who is scheduled to die by lethal injection Tuesday at Florida State Prison.


Askari Abdullah Muhammad, previously known as Thomas Knight, is scheduled to die by lethal injection on January 7th, 2014.  (Source: Florida Dept. Of Corrections)

Man Convicted Of Killing Miami Couple Scheduled For Execution

After spending nearly 40 years on Florida’s death row, a man convicted of killing a Miami couple and stabbing a prison guard to death is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection.




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